Notable Dreamwidth Reading
From Dreamwidth Notes
Revision as of 14:23, 23 January 2009 by Rahaeli
Expand: This page should link to the most important readings regarding Dreamwidth. Someone should be able to link here and assume the person being linked to can get a good understanding of the project. This can be on wiki or off wiki.
In short, Dreamwidth is best described as "a bunch of ex-LJ staffers rebooting LJ from the inside" .
- Dreamwidth.org: FAQ -- The most frequently asked questions about the platform and service.
- Dreamwidth.org: Business FAQs -- The most frequently asked questions about the business philosophy and operations of Dreamwidth.
- Announcing Dreamwidth Studios. Coming Summer 2008. -- The announcement of DW's conception.
- Dreamwidth changes from LJ -- Things the Dreamwidth project has already accomplished and will accomplish soon.
Dreamwidth Specific Reading
- (really, i'm just noodling around here) -- Essay about what kind of business synecdochic wants Dreamwidth to be.
- Keeping the lights on: can we afford to run this service? -- by xb95 -- An overview of the possible costs involved for hosting DW in its different stages. Note: this doesn't necessarily connect with what the DW is currently deciding to do.
- Paid account design (was: RP use cases and styles) -- by synecdochic -- Goes into the details about what considerations there are when designing the features of paid accounts, as well as why a la carte purchases can be counterproductive.
These are general articles about factors involved in running an internet business.
- Why Monetizing Social Media Through Advertising Is Doomed To Failure: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 -- This expansive essay details the difficulties and issues surrounding monetizing social media through advertising.
- Internet business numbers for the layperson -- What does all the money needed for an internet business go to?
- Category: Dreamwidth Icons -- In case you wanted icons!